Busted!

See, I can prove it, I did run the UBC Duathlon!

This race report is turning into a little bit of a story….

I decided to race the UBC duathlon race, a little last minute. Like the day/night before, over a glass of coffee/wine with my friends. It’s a story that makes me smile. It basically goes like this, “If you want to do something, just get out there and do it!” So one week after the eventi marathon, I found myself smiling at the start line of the UBC Duathlon and thinking, “I’d really like to win this race.” So, that’s what I did. And they seem to have lost my results. I can’t believe that the first time that I ever win a race, they lose my results. Torbin says I came in zero-th, that’s better than 1st! [laugh] Fortunately, the race photographer will help me prove that I was there. And, yet there’s more to the story.

Unfortunately, I didn’t really get around to telling everyone (including my new coach) about these last minute plans. Worse then that, I emailed Coach Calvin with a question about my Sunday training plan. Then, I happily scrapped the plan to head out to the races. At the finish line, I was standing there chit chatting when Calvin came up. It was pretty funny. We had a good shout out of, “Whoops!” and “You are so BUSTED!” I tried to turn my number around to the back, and say, “I don’t know how I got here.” It was some good laughter.

I had a really good time this weekend. I enjoyed participating, seeing everyone, chatting in transition, reserving the LETC rack, racing, laughing at “BUSTED”, and all of it. I do hope they find my results, though. They were good.

4 thoughts on “Busted!

  1. erin337

    Congrats! Lost your results…OMG. What matters is that YOU know you were first and so do all of us that know you.

    Fast girl!

  2. Kathryn

    oh come ON! you win and they can’t find your results?! what about your 1st place priiiiize!!!

    congrats on a a great race, hope they find the official numbers and give credit where it’s due!

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